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Wisconsin construction worker killed in Illinois

ELMHURST, Ill. (AP) – A road construction worker has died in Illinois after being struck by a semi-tractor trailer.

According to the DuPage County, Ill., coroner, 38-year-old Daniel Green of Fontana, Wis., died Monday at a hospital in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst. Green was working as a contractor for the Illinois Department of Transportation when the accident happened about 11:15 a.m. Monday.

The coroner’s office is investigating a cause of death. Police tell the Chicago Tribune that Green likely died of “massive traumatic injuries.”

The Elmhurst Fire Department and Illinois State Police responded to the scene.

Information from: Chicago Tribune, http://www.chicagotribune.com

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